Chemical fantasies in Syria

There won't be any foreign military intervention, and the Syrian civil war won't end any time soon.

US State Department Photo
Syrian Opposition Council Chairman Moaz al-Khatib and United States Secretary of State John Kerry on April 20.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Monday, 04/29/2013 7:40 pm EDT

First of all, dismiss all those news stories saying that the Assad regime has started using chemical weapons against its own citizens, and that this has crossed a “red line” and will trigger foreign military intervention in Syria.

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